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Sufian Ntambi
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  • Moshi, Kilimanjaro
  • Tanzania, United Republic Of
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Ethiopia's coffee is the latest victim of climate change

By Alessandra PotenzaSource: The VergePhoto by Nicky Loh/Getty Images for World Animal ProtectionIn the future, climate change …See More
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30 Uganda coffee factories closed over unripe coffee

Source: The Independent Magazine, Uganda.Hundreds of coffee farmers in districts of Lwengo, Sembabule, Masaka were left counting their losses after the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) shut down thirty coffee factories last week over alleged unripe coffee.The action has rendered almost 80 staff and casual laborers…See More
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Kenya sleeps, Uganda wakes up and smells the coffee

By Charles Onyango-ObboSource: The East AfricanA few days ago, there was a story tucked away inside Kenya’s Standard newspaper.It said coffee factories in western Kenya had closed, because farmers were no longer selling the beans to them. They were selling it to, wait for it, Uganda!In Uganda, they were quoted saying, they were getting the equivalent of Ksh100 ($1) per kilo. At home, however, they were getting only Ksh10.What made that story remarkable is that during the bad years of the 1970s…See More
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Coffee and Climate Change

By Rita YuSource: CSR AsiaCoffee production and consumption have risen considerably over the past few decades, with 2.25 billion cups of coffee being consumed daily worldwide. But the future availability and price of coffee are going to be impacted by climate change and farmers who grow it may lose their livelihoods.Coffee is cultivated mostly in developing countries along the “Bean Belt” – which comprises around 70 countries, including Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Ethiopia and Indonesia. The…See More
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Name of organization:
Fair Trade Organization of Kenya
Type of organization:
NGO
Products/commodities (when applicable):
Coffee
Website of your organization:
http://ftok.org

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East Africa: How to Boost Coffee Yields Amid Harsh Weather Conditions

By Lominda Afedraru

Source: AllAfrica

Coffee is a major agricultural commodity in Africa, including Uganda. It is where most people derive their livelihood because it is mainly grown for commercial benefits.

The main type of coffee produced in Uganda is Robusta and it grows well in low altitude areas of central, eastern, western and southern Uganda up to 1,200 metres.

In Uganda, farmers are…

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Posted on June 23, 2017 at 11:20am

THE UGANDA COFFEE INDUSTRY

Source: Uganda Coffee Federation

Photo credit: Uganda Coffee Federation website

Introducing Uganda Coffee

Uganda is one of the world’s major Robusta producers. Some Arabica is also grown in…

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Posted on June 22, 2017 at 3:18pm

Ethiopia's coffee is the latest victim of climate change

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Posted on June 20, 2017 at 3:06pm

30 Uganda coffee factories closed over unripe coffee

Source: The Independent Magazine, Uganda.

Hundreds of coffee farmers in districts of Lwengo, Sembabule, Masaka were left counting their losses after the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) shut down thirty coffee factories last week over alleged unripe coffee.

The action has rendered…

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Posted on June 19, 2017 at 8:57am

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